Douglas BOYD

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1959-03-01
Education RAM under Janet Craxton, studied with Maurice Bourgue in Paris
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Style Douglas Boyd, Esq
Career former professional oboist, currently conductor; >ir< debut Salzburg Festival 1990; soloist in important musical centres of Europe, Far East and America; co-fndr Chamber Orch of Europe (princ oboist, leading memb Wind Soloists); prof RAM (Hon ARAM 1990); concerto appearances incl: Chamber Orch of Europe, Scottish Chamber Orch, Vienna Symphony Orch, BBC Scottish Symphony, Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Orch of St Johns Smith Square, Acad of St Martin in the Fields, Moscow Virtuosi, Hong Kong Philarmonic, Basle Radio Symphony, Nat Arts Centre Orch Ottawa, Royal Scot Nat Orch, Northern Sinfonia of England, Winterthur Orch, Orchestre National de Lyon (debut), Cincinnati Symphony Orch (debut), Budapest Festival Orch; work with conductors incl: Claudio Abbado, Paavo Berglund, Sir Yehudi Menuhin, Alexander Schneider, Michael Tilson Thomas; int festivals incl: Berlin, City of London, Edinburgh, Korsholm, Vancouver, Charleston, Spoleto; >ir< Bach Oboe Concerto (dir and soloist, Deutsche Grammophon) 1990, Vivaldi Oboe Concerti (dir and soloist, Deutsche Grammophon) 1992, Schumann Recital (with Joao Maria Pires, Deutsche Grammophon) 1995; Strauss Oboe Concerto (ASV) 1990, Zelenka Trio Sonatas (claves) 1998, Ligeti Double Concerto (Jaques Zoon and Claudio Abbado, Deutsche Grammophon) 1998; as conductor: Beethoven Symphonies Cycle (with Manchester Camerata, Avie Records), Mahler Symphony No 4 and Das Lied von der Erde (with Manchester Camerata, Avie Records), Schubert Symphonies with Musikkollegium Winterthur, Vaughan Williams Symphony 5 with Musikkollegium Winterthur, Schumann Violin Concerto with Anthony Marwood; >ir< princ conductor Manchester Camerate 2001-11 (also music dir), princ guest conductor City of London Sinfonia 2002-08, artistic ptnr St Paul Chamber Orch Minnesota, princ guest conductor Colorado Symphony 2008-11, music dir Musikkollegium Winterthur 2009, artistic dir Garisington Opera 2013-; appears with major orchestras throughout the world, incl: Royal Scottish Nat Orch, BBC Symphony Orch, City of Birmingham Symphony Orch, Gürzenich Orch of Cologne, Tonhalle Orchester and the Sydney and Melbourne Symphony Orchs (where he conducted the complete cycle of Beethoven Symphonies); in North America he has also led such prominent orchestras as: Toronto Symphony Orch, Detroit Symphony Orch, Baltimore Symphony Orch, Seattle Symphony Orch
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